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Apple Watch steals show from biggest iPhone ever

Apple CEO Tim Cook and several other top execs today pulled the wraps off the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and showed the company's long-awaited wearable -- the Apple Watch -- to a large audience in Cupertino, Calif.

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  • Search

    GoogleX to circle the Earth with Internet-connected balloons

    Google is looking to launch a fleet of high-altitude balloons that will circle the planet, providing Internet connectivity to remote areas -- and it plans to do so within a year.

  • Mobile

    Ray Ozzie's Talko app stores calls in cloud, lets you search them

    Ray Ozzie -- the father of Lotus Notes -- has launched Talko, a smartphone app that records group phone calls, stores them and makes them searchable so group members can go back and listen to key parts of the call and lets participants shoot and insert photos into the call stream in real time.

  • Social Networking

    Without mandatory signups, is Google+ adrift?

    Now that Google has backed away from requiring new Gmail users to automatically sign up for Google+, analysts are wondering whether the company is giving up on its social network.

  • Grid & Cloud Computing

    Microsoft streamlines free Office for students deal

    Microsoft yesterday made it easier for school and university students to obtain a free subscription to Office 365 by sidestepping institutional IT and going to the self-serve line.

  • Smartphones

    Apple iOS 8 fixes outlined in report

    With iOS 8 crashes and complaints aplenty, you can expect Apple to issue am 8.0.1 patch for the new iPhone and iPad software before long.

  • Hardware

    Dell's PC, tablet innovations draw attention

    In a copycat PC industry, Dell is trying to attract attention with the innovative features and technology firsts that it is bringing to PCs and tablets.

  • Apple

    Smaller Windows PC makers nip at Apple's heels in customer satisfaction

    Apple again topped rival computer makers in an annual customer satisfaction survey, the 10th year in a row its Macs have whipped Windows PCs.

  • Mobile

    We just might put a dent in data breaches

    Is the dawn of the age of ubiquitous e-payments finally here? Can we throw away our credit cards yet?

  • Search

    EU tells Google to make more concessions or face charges in antitrust dispute

    Google has to improve its settlement terms in an antitrust investigation over its search practices or face charges, following opposition from some quarters to the deal, the European Commission's competition chief Joaquin Almunia said Tuesday.

  • Apple

    Apple outsmarts the thieves

    Security is not always about creating a stronger deadbolt or a more protective firewall. Sometimes it's about understanding what motivates potential attackers and using that knowledge to make your valuables look less attractive, either directly or by comparison. It's this more sophisticated approach that Apple is using with its newest devices and software.

  • IT Services

    j2 Global acquires Web24 Group for undisclosed sum

    Melbourne based IT services provider, Web24 Group, has been acquired by United States cloud services provider j2 Global (NASDAQGS: JCOM) for an undisclosed sum.

  • Mobile

    Lyft acquires ride-sharing startup Hitch

    Car-sharing service Lyft has acquired Hitch, a startup in the mobile app-enabled car-pooling business, to integrate the service with its own shared rides business that it set up last month.

  • Disaster Recovery

    TasWater archives to deal with data deluge

    Tasmanian bulk water authority TasWater is implementing tiered storage to better manage its growing data volumes.

  • Data Centres

    Telstra plans hook up to Equinix Australian data centres

    Telstra (ASX: TLS) is establishing points of presence (PoPs) in Equinix’s SY3 Sydney and ME1 Melbourne data centres to deliver telco/media services to its customers who use Equinix’s facilities.

  • In Pictures: The wild world of workplace wearables

    The wild world of workplace wearables Between Google Glass and the Apple iWatch, interest in wearables has never been higher. Deloitte Consulting predicts that 10 million devices will be sold this year alone, representing a $3 billion market largely that’s currently driven by consumers.

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